010At Barham we believe that physical education provides a vital and unique contribution to a pupil’s physical and emotional development. Our vision for PE and Sport is to provide high quality PE and Sport for all children in school. We aim to provide both competitive opportunities for extra-curricular sport and well planned and delivered PE lessons, which develop a love of sport for all children and an understanding of the importance of exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.







Use of Sports Premium 2017-2018

This year each school will be given a standard sum of £16,000 and then £10 per child on roll.

(Total for Barham CEP School = £17,720)


Proposed use of funds Details Estimated cost
To provide greater extra-curricular sporting opportunities for all pupils


Lunchtime clubs and subsidised after-school clubs provided by sports coaching company (Premier Sport) £4,995
A Specialist PE teacher to lead sport in the school advising on the curriculum, lesson plans and assessment Continued Professional Development for staff in teaching PE, leading to improved outcomes for pupils in PE. £7,980
Competition fees for matches and tournaments that are additional to the Kent Games competitions Competitions for this academic year to include: athletics, handball, basketball, infant agility, quicksticks, gymnastics, netball, tennis, tri-golf, kwik cricket, girls’ cricket, speed stacking, cross country, rounders and virtual league challenges £200
Supply day costs Release sports co-ordinator and other staff to attend competitions and tournaments £1,800
Transport to competitions Transport to and from competitions and tournaments £1,200
To train a member of staff to Forest school Level 3 A class teacher to be trained in forest school activities and lead the activities across the school £995





Funding 2016 – 2017


How the money was spent in 2016-2017
Specialist Sports coaching for PE lessons and extra-curricular activities £5,225
Staff and transport for competitions £1,238
Jigsaw – PSHE resource for healthy lifestyle £1,000
PA system for sports day £182
Premier sports lunchtime activities (term 6) £135
Basketball/Netball playground markings £1,115
TOTAL £8,895


Impact of spending on pupils

  • Pupils at Barham had 2 hours PE per week. One lesson was with a specialist teacher who upskilled staff.
  • Improved resources for sports ensured maximum participation during PE lessons and a wider variety of sports being taught.
  • All pupils left primary school able to swim 25m.
  • Whole school participation during sports week provided opportunities for pupils to develop leadership skills.
  • Y6 pupils had training by the sports coach in play leader skills – once trained, these pupils organised sports clubs for younger pupils at lunchtime which had an impact on fitness and well-being.
  • Term 6 lunchtime sessions (3 times a week) resulted in pupils being more active at lunchtime and pupils’ interest in different sporting activities heightened.
  • More sports club for KS1 pupils.
  • Healthy lifestyles promoted through Jigsaw resource.
  • Lower than Kent and national average for obesity in YR & Y6.
  • Canterbury schools competition winners – Virtual League Champions.
  • Pupils encouraged to take part in sports clubs outside of school.
  • Individual pupils representing Great Britain in rhythmic gymnastics and Kent in tennis.